Cram session

Definition

A cram session is a period of intense studying that is done in a short amount of time, usually just before an exam.

Examples

I’m going to have to pull an all-nighter if I want to ace this test – it’s going to be one long cram session!

My roommate is having a cram session for his upcoming calculus exam.

Origin

The phrase ‘cram session’ first appeared in the late 19th century, and seems to have originated in American English.

FAQs

Q: What is a cram session? A: A cram session is a period of intense studying that is done in a short amount of time, usually just before an exam.

Q: How long does a cram session usually last? A: It depends on the individual – some cram sessions can last for several hours or even days, while others may only last for an hour or two.